Author: Katie Tregurtha

evaluate your small business marketing plan

As a small business owner, every resource you invest in your business is precious. Marketing is essential to grow brand awareness, generate leads, and connect with current customers. But how do you evaluate your small […]
small business marketing plan

When you’re a small business owner, marketing can be one of your biggest challenges. In fact, marketing problems are among the top causes of small business failure. Effectively marketing your product or service might be […]
how to use discounts in retail

Running a discount offer can be one of the most effective ways to boost sales. For example, discounts (Black Friday sales, for example) help make the holiday season the busiest sales season of the year, […]

Seasonal small businesses ramping up for the summer, and businesses with seasonal needs have quite a bit to think about when it comes to preparing for the summer months. If you fall into either category, […]

Barbara Corcoran’s Business Unusual podcast offers real-world advice to anyone running their own business. She’s been there, done that and more. This wildly successful, insightful and entertaining podcast will inspire you to take on your […]
prepay a business loan

Repaying a business loan early may seem like an attractive option in certain situations. Depending on the business lender and loan type, prepayment may save you money on interest. Additionally, many business owners seek the […]
26 Hours of Time Back

26 hours. According to a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, that is how long it takes – on average – to apply for a loan from a traditional lender. But let’s […]